Chidinma Ekile (born 2 May 1991), known professionally as Chidinma, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. In 2010, she rose to stardom after winning the third season of Project Fame West Africa. Following the release of the music video for her “Emi Ni Baller” single, she became the first female musician to peak at number 1 on the MTC Base Official Naija Top 10 chart. In 2011, she released the Sound Sultan the single “Jankoliko”featuring Sound Sultan. Her eponymous debut album Chidinma was released; it was supported by the singles “Jankoliko”, “Carry You Go”, “Kedike” and “Run Dia Mouth”. Chidinma won Best Female West African Act at the 2012 Kora Awards and performed “Kedike” at the ceremony.